In decades past, hospitals had strict and enforced visiting hours policies, where even direct family members had to leave their loved ones’ bedsides at a specific time. Today, that concept doesn’t exist at most hospitals, but perhaps it should.
The days of posting a few cops along the holiday parade route in a local town are over. Because of the constant risk of a terror attack, even relatively straightforward community events now demand a tactical action plan, more security or police staffing, and extra vigilance.
If you’re a security professional with your own consulting or security equipment firm, you may be called on by the news media to give them a quote. It could be for a story from one of your hometown TV stations, the local radio station, or newspaper, or even a national cable news outlet. You could […]
The biggest threats to your company’s cybersecurity are not the dark, hooded figures that have come to represent hackers on TV commercials. In fact, neither are they actual hackers.
With the growing presence of social media outlets and mainstream media TV and radio stations using their partnerships with newspapers, the ability to fully cover local and national events means public agencies and company representatives need to be ready to answer tough questions.
In what sounds like a chilling repeat of reports from years past, recent Department of Homeland Security (DHS) inspection audits of its Transportation Security Administration (TSA) interdiction functions at our nation’s airports suggest TSA agents at the X-ray stations are still not discovering all of the test guns and bomb parts being sent through.
The continued emergence of low-cost, user-friendly, and self-installed home security systems is making it easier for consumers to steer away from the larger, established firms. Companies like Ring.com and Simplisafe.com have made it easier for homeowners and apartment renters to install high-definition camera systems and alarm systems and get the benefits of active security monitoring, […]
By Thornton May Great leaders are great communicators, and in order to make an impact with your IT leadership, you need to build communication skills. Honing your message is critically important, but so is choosing the right medium to reach your target audience. Read on for tips on how to do so.